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Shavuot Services Schedule for 2017...Tuesday, May 30th Erev Shavuot (Tikkun Leil Shavout) 8:15 pm...Ma"ariv 9 pm, Wednesday, May 31st Day 1 of Shavout Service at 9 am also confirmation and Thursday, June 1st 9 am service Yizkor!

Sunday, June 4, 2017 @ 11 am - Israeli Book Brunch....Book to be discussed "The Hilltop" by Assaf Gavron...view a presentation, learn discuss and eat. You will be glad you did! Please RSVP to Adina Re'em at adinarem@gmail.com

Sunday, June 11, 2017 @ 9:30 am - Men's Club Brunch...A Refugee's Journey. Hear the story of Abbas Khalaf, a Sunni Muslim in Baghadad who was beaten and threatened with death. Hear his story of suvival and enduring hope as he sets out for freedom for himself and his family. A donation will be accepted at the door to defray the cost of the meal. To allow for planning, contact Henry Luftman at 484-634-0527 to RSVP.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ 7:30 am - Congregational Meeting here at the Temple!

Friday, June 23, 2017 @ 6 pm - BBQ Dinner (chicken, coleslaw, etc.) and then at 7:30 pm Shira Chadasha outdoor service under the stars.

Saturday, July 15, 2017 @ 9:15 pm - Jazz on the Patio with muscian Frank DiBussolo who has worked with several artists including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Diana Ross and many more! Admission is $10 and includes wine/beer/appetizers and desserts! Please call the TBE office at 610-435-3521 to RSVP to this event!

Tuesday, August 8th @ 7:05 pm - Men's Club Iron Pigs Event @ Coca Cola Park! Kosher Tailgate Party @ 5 :00 pm to 6:30 pm which includes burgers, hot dogs, sausages, veggie options, soft drinks, etc. Cost of tailgate is NOT included and it is a free will donation! Tickets for game are $15.00 per person. RSVP by JULY 15th! Please email your reservation to Roy Benasaraf at royben@ptd.net

 

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The E. G. Scoblionko Religious School of Temple Beth El, a Conservative egalitarian synagogue affiliated with United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, strives to foster deeper understanding and appreciation of how our rituals are rooted in Jewish history and spirituality. Temple Beth El’s religious school encourages our students and their families to be active participants in prayer and to integrate Jewish customs and traditions into their daily lives. We strive to be an inclusive, joyous and supportive learning environment in which G-d, Torah, and community are the foundation of the learning experience.

Mission Goals

In order to realize our vision, we have identified the following mission goals we strive to achieve through the religious school.

  • We will provide our students with knowledge which will promote the desire to celebrate Shabbat, holidays and life cycle events that are part of our heritage.
  • We will promote an understanding of Jewish history through the ages and its contributions both past and present.
  • We will emphasize the importance and relevance of modern Israel as we study various aspects of its development and illustrate how current events throughout our world affect the Jewish community.
  • We will nurture a positive and prideful Jewish identity, helping students to develop a framework which they may draw upon as Jewish adults.
  • We will provide opportunities within and outside the educational environment for our children and their families to practice Mitzvot, embodying Jewish values and a positive life-long contribution to their community.
  • We will strive to teach students Hebrew prayer skills while actively conveying the spiritual and historical message of the Siddur.
  • We will provide experiences in which students can explore their spirituality and their relationship with G-d.
  • We will foster responsible social interactions in a welcoming and positive learning climate in order to create an educational foundation that develops students as life-long learners of Torah.
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